The Naughty Bits

The Naughty Bits

The Steamiest (and Most Scandalous) Sex Scenes From the World's Greatest Books

Book - 2001
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Random House, Inc.
The literary education you've always lusted for.

Fresh from the virtual pages of Nerve.com comes this collection of "naughty bits," an irreverent look into the steamy, scandalous side of literature past and present. With bite-sized salacious excerpts from the classics -- new and old -- each with a fresh, insightful introduction, The Naughty Bits presents the world's great books as you never thought you'd see them.

Includes naughty bits by:

Dante
D. H. Lawrence
Philip Roth
Goethe
Toni Morrison
Julio Cortázar
John Cheever
William Shakespeare
Thaddeus Rutkowski
John Donne
Thomas Malory
Günter Grass
Herman Melville
John Barth
Ernest Hemingway
Erica Jong
Thomas Carew
M. F. K. Fisher
William Kennedy
Jeanette Winterson
Paul West
Harry Mathews
Catullus
Clarice Lispector
Giovanni Boccaccio
James Baldwin
Nicholson Baker
Tom Wolfe
John Wilmot
Kevin Canty
Plato
James Joyce
Lydia Davis
François Rabelais
Kenneth Starr
Henry Miller
John Updike
Geoffrey Chaucer
Marquis de Sade
Sir Philip Sidney
Holly Hughes
Martin Amis
Andrew Marvell
The Pearl Poet
Thomas Pynchon
Sappho
William Gibson
Mark Leyner
Margery Kempe
Jean Genet
Edmund Spenser
John Cleland
Kurt Vonnegut
Anaïs Nin
Petronius
Keith Banner
Umberto Eco
J. G. Ballard
Mario Vargas Llosa
Ovid
Jean de Meun
Catherine Breillat
George Eliot
Kenzaburo Oe
Cormac McCarthy
Larry Flynt
Rupert Brooke
The Old Testament

Baker & Taylor
An entertaining introduction to literary erotica explores some of the great sensual and sexy moments of literary masterpieces, in works by Plato, John Donne, Dante, James Baldwin, Ernest Hemingway, Toni Morrison, Tom Wolfe, Anans Nin, and many other notable authors, accompanied by incisive commentary on each piece. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York: Three Rivers Press, c2001
Edition: 1st ed
Description: x, 237 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9780609806609
0609806602
Branch Call Number: 808.803538 Nau

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